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04-07-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 35,873
Posted By BigB

Just put a Thunder Power 2100mah 3 Cell Lipo in...

Just put a Thunder Power 2100mah 3 Cell Lipo in it today, and it flies perfect with the battery all the way in, and the COG is dead on.

Flies forever, and seems to have a little more power. I'll...
03-18-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 35,873
Posted By BigB

I agree - everyone should have one!

I agree - everyone should have one!
03-17-2009, 03:47 AM
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Views: 41,899
Posted By BigB

nice... looks fun!

nice... looks fun!
03-17-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 35,873
Posted By BigB

When its windy, its more fun, faster, and better...

When its windy, its more fun, faster, and better when its nose heavy with the COG forward.. Almost all the way out is fun.

On gliding days, almost all the way in to the velcro works best. I can...
02-22-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 35,873
Posted By BigB

I'm also interested in the COG you are all using....

I'm also interested in the COG you are all using. I have flown with it all the way in, and almost all the way out is where the book says to put it..

I didn't realize until about 20 flights in...
02-15-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

the 74 still pulses the motor, but yeah - it does...

the 74 still pulses the motor, but yeah - it does give a "safety" burst.

I usally catch the radian on the nose instead of landing it, so sometimes I need that extra go-around.


Advancing...
02-15-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

I did unplug the battery immediately, but the ESC...

I did unplug the battery immediately, but the ESC frying was my fault.. I didn't wait 24 hours for it to dry. I tested it too soon, and watched it fry.

It probably would have been fine if I would...
02-11-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

Not Waterproof!

Well - I finally killed the radian - went for a nosedive into a lake, and the ESC started smoking..

I'm probably just going to get the whole PNP because of price, and then I'll have a bunch of...
02-02-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,132
Posted By BigB

Warm/Hotliners?

http://www.e-flightrc.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=25_42

One of these is going to be mine, and I really would like to get some input..

svist
mefisto
rapid
scorpion
sprinter
02-01-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,964
Posted By BigB

There is no way the Radian could handle much...

There is no way the Radian could handle much more.. I flew it in 20mph winds today, and I could see the wings bending like crazy. They didn't break, but I can see that it isn't meant for doing much...
01-31-2009, 02:39 AM
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Views: 7,964
Posted By BigB

I didn't think about the g-forces.. More weight...

I didn't think about the g-forces.. More weight and speed might just snap the tail or wings off... I already ripped the elevator in half from a dive... It is already pretty rediculous as far as...
01-29-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,964
Posted By BigB

Ooh yeah - I would like to experiment with a...

Ooh yeah - I would like to experiment with a different prop.. the stock one says 9.75x 7.5

I've got access to graupner props at one of the hobby shops, but I gotta learn more first..

Any...
01-29-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,964
Posted By BigB

Exclamation Mods for the Radian

????

What can I do to get more performance out of the Radian?

I've got about 30+ flights in on the Radian, and I've gotten pretty good at getting it to do whatever I tell it to and have flown...
01-26-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

Its been a while, and I've had about 20 more good...

Its been a while, and I've had about 20 more good flights sincemy last post, and no crashes..

I did rip the elevator in half from a dive, but 5 minute epoxy fixed it, and 2 of the balance charge...
01-13-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

Yep - It just gave me an excuse to beef up the...

Yep - It just gave me an excuse to beef up the skid-pad, and paint it! :)
01-12-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

I've had several really good flights since my...

I've had several really good flights since my last post, and one bad crash.. I nose dived it into asphault on accident while doing a high speed, full throttle 2 feet off the ground pass, and hit...
01-11-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,880
Posted By BigB

I found some more!! http://www.simprop.de/ ...

I found some more!!
http://www.simprop.de/

Thanks!
01-11-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,880
Posted By BigB

wow.... here's a cool start for me! ...

wow.... here's a cool start for me!
http://www.soaringusa.com/cart/cart.php

http://www.letmodel.cz/models.htm

I guess its all been done!

I really like this one:...
01-11-2009, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,880
Posted By BigB

Wow - I just checked out the hotliner... That is...

Wow - I just checked out the hotliner... That is pretty cool.. I have some studying to do..

I didn't realize how big the hobby already is...

Looks like most of them use smaller motors and...
01-11-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,880
Posted By BigB

I'm a newbie... So - Hotliner... I'll google...

I'm a newbie... So - Hotliner... I'll google it..

Here is something else I found..
http://www.letmodel.cz/gallery-flash.htm
01-11-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,880
Posted By BigB

My NEXT E-Glider...

I would like to get some input on building a REDICULOUS E-Glider.

I would like it to be at least 2.5m and able to withstand rediculous G-forces, and aerobatics.

I want straight up climbing,...
01-10-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 41,314
Posted By BigB

The radio - even 2.4ghz won't work until it gets...

The radio - even 2.4ghz won't work until it gets really close to you from that altitude...

I don't see how you could do it at all..

Good luck..

Better go with a carbon fiber glider or it...
01-10-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,724
Posted By BigB

5 Minute Epoxy and Fiberglass... Really...

5 Minute Epoxy and Fiberglass...

Really Tough Stuff - Stronger than Stock..

I also recommend adding some Epoxy every inch along the pushrod tubes since they are the only thing that adds...
01-10-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

I'm still practicing my flying, and I'm only on...

I'm still practicing my flying, and I'm only on my 10th or so Flight..

Since weight doesn't seem to be an issue, I'm probably going to just strap my digital camera on the bottom of the wing with...
01-08-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

I just did my first fix!! 5 minute Epoxy...

I just did my first fix!!

5 minute Epoxy and Fiberglass Cloth

Long story short, I was flying on the side of a hill in a small grass strip in a private gated condo complex. VERY Turbulent...
01-06-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

Thanks!! I got to go to Balboa park today.. ...

Thanks!! I got to go to Balboa park today..

Looked like a good spot, but the wind was a downdraft into a canyon off of a hi-rise condo..

Won't be going there again, but at least my family...
01-05-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 296,688
Posted By BigB

Hand Landing

Yup - this thing is sooooo much fun, and easy to fly!

Yesterday, in a small field, I was afraid the gravel might scratch the foam, so I was able to glide it toward me slowly at 10% throttle to...
01-05-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By BigB

Hey Thanks!!! I posted an introduction in the...

Hey Thanks!!! I posted an introduction in the Sailplane forum:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=42455
01-05-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,358
Posted By BigB

Video

As a side note - DO NOT FLY AT MOUNT SOLEDAD!!!! The RF interference from the microwaves etc will disable your radio!
01-05-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 296,688
Posted By BigB

Just got mine a few days ago!!! EVERYONE...

Just got mine a few days ago!!!

EVERYONE NEEDS ONE - ITS AWESOME!!!
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